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Consolidated Income Statement year ended 31 December 2005

Consolidated Income Statement year ended 31 December 2005
All figures in millions Notes 2005 2004 2003
Continuing operations
Sales 2 4,096 3,696 3,850
Cost of goods sold   (2,022) (1,789) (1,846)
Gross profit   2,074 1,907 2,004
Operating expenses 5 (1,592) (1,520) (1,594)
Other net gains and losses 4 40 9 (6)
Share of results of joint ventures and associates   14 8 2
Operating profit 2 536 404 406
Finance costs 7 (132) (96) (100)
Finance income 7 62 17 7
Profit before tax   466 325 313
Income tax 8 (124) (63) (61)
Profit for the year from continuing operations   342 262 252
Profit for the year from discontinued operations 3 302 22 23
Profit for the year   644 284 275
Attributable to:
Equity holders of the Company   624 262 252
Minority interest   20 22 23
Earnings per share for profit from continuing and discontinued
operations attributable to the equity holders of the Company
during the year
(expressed in pence per share)
- basic 9 78.2p 32.9p 31.7p
- diluted 9 78.1p 32.9p 31.7p
Earnings per share for profit from continuing operations
attributable to the equity holders of the Company during
the year
(expressed in pence per share)
- basic 9 40.4p 30.8p 29.4p
- diluted 9 40.3p 30.8p 29.4p

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